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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Gandalf will not tell Frodo where he has been, only that he has been ______________.
2. What does Strider find on the bridge that he takes to be a good sign of their progress on the journey?
3. Lothlorien is the fairest of all the ____________ of the Elves, according to Legolas.
4. Lady Galadriel shares that she sees a ______________ about Gandalf as the travelers are counted by the Lord.
5. Who used to rule the lands in the Mines of Moria, where the travelers must first go on their journey?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is given the task of deciding which way the journey much continue?
2. What does Strider come back with when he goes out to scout out a bridge that they might have to cross?
3. When Frodo awakes in a comfortable bed, what does Gandalf tell him?
4. Why don't the travelers in the Fellowship worry when they get through the door away from the Orcs?
5. How does Gandalf eventually open up the door to the Mines of Moria?
6. What is being described in the book Gandalf reads when they are in the Chamber of Records?
7. What does Bilbo give to Frodo on his last day in Rivendell?
8. How does Lord Celeborn greet Gimli when he arrives in Lothlorien?
9. What is in the small wooden box that Sam receives from Lady Galadriel?
10. What are the travelers given by the Elves in order to help their journey?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The quest between good and evil is the running theme of FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING.
Part 1: Do you think good and evil are clearly defined in this book? Why or why not?
Part 2: What are some of the examples of people who are clearly good? What makes them good? Why are they good?
Part 3: Which characters are clearly evil? What makes them evil? Why are they evil?
Essay Topic 2
Power in this story is clearly something which corrupts, in a variety of ways as the story progresses.
Part 1: Why is power so alluring to the people in the story?
Part 2: Why are some people more attracted to holding power than others are?
Part 3: Is it possible to have a world without power struggles? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Throughout this book, the characters are either on a road or near one, constantly reminding the reader of the journey.
Part 1: Why are the characters not supposed to stay on the well-known roads?
Part 2: Why do you think the road is a recurring symbol in this story? What might Tolkien's motivation have been?
Part 3: How do you think the presence of the road affects the journey of the Fellowship? Or doesn't it?
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